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Title

Chaos of men

2018

Artist

Ben Quilty

Australia

01 Sep 1973 –

  • Details

    Date
    2018
    Media category
    Print
    Materials used
    etching printed in black ink with plate tone in yellow ink on off-white wove Somerset paper
    Edition
    8/20
    Dimensions
    49.5 x 34.7 cm platemark; 75.0 x 57.4 cm sheet
    Signature & date

    Signed l.r., pencil " bq". Not dated.

    Credit
    Gift of Ben Quilty 2020. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    26.2020
    Copyright

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    Artist information
    Ben Quilty

    Works in the collection

    15

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  • About

    The series relates directly to a painting The last supper 2017 (AGNSW collection), and related paintings created after the election of Donald Trump as President of the United States of America. In these works Quilty expresses anxieties and fears engendered by the contemporary state of world politics. They are also reflective of his physical state when he was making the prints including Endone, titled after a powerful painkiller he was prescribed for a sports injury that left him incapacitated, and frustrated in not being able to paint, for several months in 2018.

  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 1 exhibition

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 1 publication

    • Richard Flanagan, Vincent Namatjira, Lisa Slade, Justin Paton and Faank Young, Ben Quilty, Docklands, 2019, p. 289 (colour illus.).

Other works by Ben Quilty

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